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- DescriptionIn a brutal civil war, half of humanity has been wiped out, while Zeon's army of Zaku mobile suits is the ultimate decisive weapon. With the Federation's first Gundam out of action, teen Amuro Ray miraculously stumbles on a second unit - the awesome RX-78 Gubdan. Now, in control of a machine with unparalleled destructive power, will Amuro's actions save the colony's survivors or destroy them? A sci-fi epic set in space, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin retells the beginning of one of the biggest manga franchises ever created, more than 25 years after the series debuted.
- Author BiographyHokkaido native <b>Yoshikazu Yasuhiko</b> (1947-) is a Japanese animator and manga artist. His career as a character designer has spanned over four decades, creating famed characters for such anime as Super Atragon, Brace Raideen, and the widely known <i>Mobile Suit Gundam</i>. Considered a pivotal player in mecha and sci-fi anime, Yasuhiko's characters, stories and illustrations are unmistakable in their style and serve as timeless examples as pioneers of manga and animation in Japan. Yasuhiko began his career as an animator in Osama Tezuka's Mushi Productions, and later on decided to go freelance to work for a number of animation productions for both film and television. In the late 70's, Yasuhiko would turn his attention to the world of comics, as he has since penned nearly two dozen titles since. In 1981 he was awarded the Nebula Award by the Japanese Sci-Fi Association.In 1990 his work <i>Namuj</i>i won the Japan Comic Artist Association Grand PrizeAnd in 2000 he took the Japan Media Arts Award for Best Comic with his title <i>A Revolutionary Dog.
- Author(s)Hajime Yatate,Yoshikazu Yasuhiko,Yoshiyuki Tomin
- PublisherVertical Inc.
- Date of Publication28/03/2013
- SubjectGraphic Novels: Manga
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintVertical Inc.
- Content Note1
- Weight974 g
- Width160 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine30 mm
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